Archibald Knox Gold Pendant for Liberty
Gold pendant with an openwork entrelac design from the drawing board of Archibald Knox and dating from circa 1905. Set with a central blister pearl drop and with a turquoise matrix lower drop, this pendant…
‘Lady on The Seine’ by Dietz Edzard*
Ornately framed oil on canvas by the German born artist Dietz Edzard (1893-1963). This is an atmospheric half length portrait of an elegantly dressed young woman taking refreshment whilst seated on a verandah raised above…
Loetz ‘Candia’ Vase with Silver Overlay
Little cabinet vase from Loetz in opaque ‘Candia’ glass with a trefoil rim, further decorated with an applied Art Nouveau ‘Silberiris’ design in pure silver. Loetz collaborated with a company in the US known as…
WMF Flower Dish
Pewter flower dish from WMF with the original green cut glass removable liner. So Art Nouveau, with its flowing outline, featuring an openwork whiplash design framing leaves and berries of ivy. Originally electro-plated but most…
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Portrait of a Lady by Antoine Soustre
Framed Limoges enamel on copper portrait by Antoine Soustre.
The subject is an attractive medieval looking lady wearing a loose cloak and a headdress of leaves.
Almost directly facing the viewer, her eyes are modestly downcast and she looks to be completely lost in her own thoughts.
Lovely soft colours, highlighted with paillons of gold in the leaves on her head, the image standing out strongly against the graduated background shades.
Signed A. Soustre, Limoges and dated 1911. The artist was also well known as a Limoges porcelain painter and enamels by him are rather more rare.
Measuring a fraction below 37 cm high by 31 cm wide overall, with the visible enamel at approximately 17 X 11 cm.